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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE ALASKA
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE
ALASKA PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS UP TO 100 NM OUT.

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ199-241245-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017
.SYNOPSIS FOR SOUTHWEST ALASKA+BRISTOL BAY+THE ALASKA
PENINSULA WATERS AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS...
BOGOSLOF VOLCANO 53 NM WEST OF DUTCH HARBOR REMAINS ACTIVE.
A 977 MB LOW 290 NM NORTH OF SHEMYA MOVES TO THE GULF OF ANADYR
AND WEAKENS TO 1006 MB FRIDAY AFTERNOON. A DEVELOPING NORTH
PACIFIC LOW MOVES TO 270 NM NORTHWEST OF SHEMYA AT 969 MB FRIDAY
AFTERNOON THEN TO 360 NM WEST OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND AT 982 MB
SATURDAY MORNING.

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PKZ150-241245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA SITKINAK TO CASTLE CAPE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. FROM CHIRIKOF ISLAND W...SW WIND 25 KT
DIMINISHING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 25 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ155-241245-
SOUTH OF THE AK PENINSULA CASTLE CAPE TO CAPE SARICHEF-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 20 FT. W OF THE SHUMAGIN
ISLANDS...S WIND 25 KT BECOMING W 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 20 FT
SUBSIDING TO 15 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. FROM THE SHUMAGIN ISLANDS E... S WIND 20 KT
BECOMING W 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ160-241245-
BRISTOL BAY-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SAT AND SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NW WIND 25 KT.

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PKZ165-241245-
PORT HEIDEN TO CAPE SARICHEF-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
FROM COLD BAY W...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 8 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. E OF
COLD BAY...SW WIND 15 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 6 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT. SEAS 8 FT.

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PKZ170-241245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI BERING SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 7 FT.

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PKZ171-241245-
UNALASKA BAY-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT. GUSTS TO 20 KT IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2
FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 15 KT. SEAS 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ172-241245-
CAPE SARICHEF TO NIKOLSKI PACIFIC SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON...N WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.

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PKZ173-241245-
NIKLOSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND BERING SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.

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PKZ174-241245-
NIKOLSKI TO SEGUAM ISLAND PACIFIC SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 KT INCREASING TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ175-241245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK BERING SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT. SEAS 18 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 10 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.

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PKZ176-241245-
SEGUAM ISLAND TO ADAK PACIFIC SIDE-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 19 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 40 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 17 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS 14 FT.
.MON...E WIND 30 KT. SEAS 11 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 15 FT.

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PKZ177-241245-
ADAK TO KISKA-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 21 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 40 KT INCREASING TO 50 KT BY LATE MORNING. SEAS 21
FT BUILDING TO 27 KT BY LATE MORNING.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 45 KT BECOMING SW 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
27 FT SUBSIDING TO 22 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 20 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 13 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ178-241245-
KISKA TO ATTU-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...STORM WARNING FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 30 KT BECOMING S 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
20 FT. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 50 KT. SEAS 23 FT BUILDING TO 30 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 50 KT DIMINISHING TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 32 FT SUBSIDING TO 24 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...NE WIND 25 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...E WIND 35 KT. SEAS 17 FT.

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PKZ179-241245-
PRIBILOF ISLANDS NEAR SHORE WATERS-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 30 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT INCREASING TO 40 KT IN THE EVENING.
SEAS 19 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT. SEAS 21 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT. SEAS 16 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT. SEAS 12 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 KT. SEAS 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 KT. SEAS 5 FT.

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PKZ180-241245-
KUSKOKWIM DELTA AND ETOLIN STRAIT-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...BRISK WIND ADVISORY TONIGHT AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 20 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 30 KT. PATCHY FREEZING FOG.
.SAT...S WIND 30 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...SW WIND 20 KT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT.
.TUE...N WIND 30 KT.

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PKZ181-241245-
NORTH AND WEST OF NUNIVAK ISLAND-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 25 KT.
.FRI...S WIND 25 KT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SNOW AND RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 35 KT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 25 KT.
.SUN...W WIND 20 KT.
.MON THROUGH TUE...N WIND 20 KT.

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PKZ185-241245-
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND WATERS-
327 PM AKST THU FEB 23 2017

...GALE WARNING THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 KT INCREASING TO 30 KT IN THE EVENING E OF
SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND...S 35 KT W OF SAINT MATTHEW ISLAND. SEAS IN
ICE FREE WATERS 21 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 35 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. E OF SAINT
MATTHEW ISLAND...S WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 21 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 35 KT INCREASING TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. FROM
SAINT MATTHEW E...S WIND 25 KT INCREASING TO 35 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 24 FT. RAIN AND SNOW.
.SAT...SW WIND 50 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 31 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 40 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 26 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 30 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 17 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 25 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS IN ICE FREE WATERS 5 FT.

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